On Feb. 3, 1966 The Cass City Chronicle printed the AAA Guide to Winter Sports Fun in Michigan listing Big Valley as having open slopes and 2 tows. On Thu., Dec. 10, 1970, the same paper published the 1971 AAA Winter Sports Fun List. They reported Big Valley at Newberry had open slopes but now had 3 tows. In 1998, a web page listing attractions in the Newberry area said there was downhill skiing at Big Valley. Many Internet yellow pages sites and ski area lists still mention Big Valley, but I can find no current information that the tows are still turning.
The area is east of Newberry, apparently near the end of Co. Road 428 near Hamilton Lake.
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